Academic Catalog

MED750 Introduction to Online Learning and Internet Research

This course provides students with an opportunity to learn about online, teaching and learning, integration, and research issues. Students learn to use online content, develop critical thinking skills, and to formulate effective search strategies in order to research and document valuable and current resources. This course outlines how to exploit a variety of Internet- and Web-based discussion and information-sharing tools. Students discuss how to integrate best practices of content authentication and validation into research techniques. Throughout the course, students examine various strategies for locating, evaluating, citing, and applying information resources in the research process and for use in the classroom.